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Police: Mount Vernon man raped 7-year-old boy in exchange for video game
School board to hold public budget hearing
Douglas County man charged with eluding, DUI after high-speed chase
Police: Man threatens children with gun in Sioux Falls
Car hits, injures 2 pedestrian in Sioux Falls
CenturyLink is accused of running a Wells Fargo-like scheme
Nestle may sell Butterfinger, BabyRuth as U.S. cuts sweets
Sprint offers one-year free unlimited service aimed at Verizon users
Apple's iPad Pro is closer than ever to replacing your laptop
Look out Alexa: Apple announces 'HomePod,' a smart home audio speaker
2 LSU researchers get nearly $1M to study honeybee stress in SD
South Dakota youth nonprofit to breed cattle with donation
5 questions with ... Tom DePuydt, farmer/rancher, Saco, Mont.
AgweekTV: Drought Troubles
Emergency CRP grazing authorized in the Dakotas and Montana
Twins complete three-game sweep of Indians
Ailing Sano out for second day
Jets draft Samberg in second round
Dozier, Gimenez power Twins past Indians
Spieth birdies last for one-shot lead at Travelers
Blooming beauty: How to freshen up hair and makeup for spring
'The Cemetery Club' handles the topic of grief with care
Couple plans March wedding
Colome man marks 90th birthday
Mitchell woman celebrated 85 years
Robert "Andy" Anderson, Sr.
OPINION: 'Somebody always needs to be looking'
AstroBob: Fireflies - green sparks in the dark
Forget multi-tasking. Here's how to monotask like a boss
Column: How can we lift the tension between law enforcement and motorists of color?
LETTER: Spending millions on lake fix needs guarantee
Wiltz: Could you have been a good mountain man?
Wiltz: Dealing with out-of-state anglers
Reclaiming habitat for SD's largest fish
Wiltz: With outdoors trips, a Plan B is good
Wiltz: The rundown on handgun hunting
Bob & Anna Graumann
June 15, 2017
The surprising number of American adults who think chocolate milk comes from brown cows
Seven percent of all American adults believe that chocolate milk comes from brown cows, according to a nationally representative online survey...
June 15, 2017 - 3:39pm
May 1, 2017
Cold, damp weather keeps dairyman out of the field
SLAYTON, Minn. — Dave Schwartz planted oats and about 210 acres of corn before stopping to avoid germination problems. "Our agronomist...
May 1, 2017 - 6:00am
April 25, 2017
SD ranchers loss nearly $100 per cow in 2016
KIMBALL — After losing nearly $100 per cow, one Brule County rancher has become disheartened with the industry. "You can't control the...
April 25, 2017 - 5:00pm
October 20, 2015
OPINION: Can you hear me honking?
Last week the hubs and I moved our cows home in order to vaccinate and pregnancy check them. Cow-moving day was on a Monday, which means something has to give and this time it was me. If ranch work on a Monday involves cows, no Monday is without some sort of dilemma. On the...
October 20, 2015 - 10:53am
September 24, 2015
Crop residue: A valuable resource for providing opportunities
Whether you're a diversified beef producer or a crop-only producer, my information should interest you. I have stated many times that one of my favorite times of the year is when cows are weaned and out grazing cornstalks. At this time, cows are very content. They do not have a...
September 24, 2015 - 8:43am
June 7, 2015
Cowdiction: Obsessed with the herd
When cows are the mainstay of a family's life and income it's easy to get carried away with managing a herd. Spending time with cows can become an addiction. A cow herd to a family ranch is the equivalent of what horses and domestic pets are to cat, dog, and horse lovers.
June 7, 2015 - 9:21pm
March 8, 2015
KIRK: A dozen lessons, as taught by momma cows
No matter how much we think they know about our cows, calving time always reveals another perspective about a cow's disposition. Here are a few things I picked up from observing mother cows. 1. If you don't want anyone to know what you're up to, act normal. Some cows don't show...
March 8, 2015 - 4:33pm
May 18, 2014
AMY KIRK: The two-week long branding day
Just because we got our calves branded recently doesn't mean we're done branding. We have to mull the day over for a couple more weeks and analyze...
May 18, 2014 - 8:41pm
May 6, 2014
Livestock profitability up slightly in state
Profitability for livestock producers went up in 2013 compared to the year before, according to the annual findings of the Farm and Ranch Business Management Program at Mitchell Technical Institute. The average cow-calf farmer had a profit of $36.63 per cow in 2013. That same category...
May 6, 2014 - 6:45pm
November 7, 2013
UPDATE: Cattle trapped in tipped trailer on I-90
Approximately nine cattle died, but no people were injured in an early morning accident on Interstate 90. Davison County Sheriff’s Deputy...
November 7, 2013 - 10:44am
December 8, 2011
Dairy battle divides Hanson County
FULTON -- One of the largest dairies in South Dakota may soon be located in largely rural Hanson County, bringing tax dollars, jobs and a multi-million-dollar...
December 8, 2011 - 6:43am